All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi has conducted AIIMS MBBS 2016 entrance exam in the online mode on May 29, 2016. The exam was held in two slots across 154 exam centers in India. Most of the candidates found Physics and Chemistry to be tough compared to Biology and General Knowledge. Many students attributed the difficulty level of the exam to reason-assertion questions, where it becomes tricky to choose correct answer among the given options.
Prerna Singh who appeared in AIIMS MBBS 2016 from Delhi found the exam to be tough because most of the questions were based on reason-assertion. “Majority of questions were reason-assertion based which puzzled me while deriving answers. While questions from General Knowledge were easy because it was based on current affairs,” she said.
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Experts, however, say that, though Physics and Chemistry were difficult, AIIMS MBBS 2016 was easier compared to the previous year’s paper. “Overall AIIMS MBBS 2016 exam paper was of difficult level. Majority of questions were reason and assertion based so students took time to derive the answer. The question from Biology and general Knowledge topic was easy as compared to Physics and Chemistry,” says C.Shekhar, Director, Pathshala, a coaching institute in Patna.
AIIMS MBBS 2016 was conducted in two shifts-morning and evening-and a normalisation procedure will be used to determine a percentile corresponding to cut-offs. According to officials, if the percentiles for the two shifts are unequal, the lower of the two will be the eligible cut-off of that category for all candidates.
The examination authority AIIMS will prepare the merit list of candidates as per the marks scored by them in the entrance exam. Only those candidates who score qualifying percentile in the entrance test will be placed in merit list. General category candidates have to score 50 percentile to pass the entrance exam while the passing marks for OBC category is 40 percentile. Only those candidates who score requisite AIIMS MBBS 2016 cut off as per their respective category will be placed in merit list.
AIIMS MBBS 2016 is the national level undergraduate medical entrance exam for admission to 672 MBBS programmes at the premier medical institute of India. With over 672 seats for the MBBS programme, AIIMS MBBS 2016 result is accepted by 7 AIIMS’ located at New Delhi, Bhopal, Patna, Jodhpur, Rishikesh, Raipur and Bhubaneswar. Among the 672 seats, 72 are in AIIMS Delhi while the remaining 600 seats have been divided equally among other the 6 AIIMS.
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